*Please note that some positions are not currently available due to CoVid restrictions*
Our many volunteer positions are listed below. Please click on the "learn more" button to read the detailed description. We hope our opportunities interest you!
Our descriptions are reviewed periodically. We rely on staff and volunteers to help provide feedback in this process.
Delivery Driver Volunteer
Help out during the year and especially during our busy food drive season. Pick up food drive items and deliver to foodbank, help by delivering items on event day e.g. Golf Tournament, or assist with delivering food to clients. A few hours per month commitment, using our agency van.
Adult Day Program Volunteer
Assist with many aspects of the the Adult Day Program including crafts, exercise, lunch and activities. Help to provide a positive and encouraging experience for participants.
Adult Day Program Bus Volunteer
Bus Volunteers assist in providing a safe, comfortable journey for Adult Day Program participants from their home to the program and return.
Board of Directors
EWCS is looking for candidates that have skills in areas of: fundraising, marketing, leadership, board governance, volunteer management and people with lived experience with a community service agency or who have a passion for making a positive impact within the East Wellington community. Board positions start in September of each year and require a commitment to serve a 3 year term.
Help with our Online Bookends sales by shipping books across the world! Must enjoy using the computer, be detailed oriented and love books of course!
Corporate and Group Volunteering
Your company can benefit through our Corporate Volunteer Program! Group volunteering results in team building, job satisfaction and the knowledge that your group is making a difference in the community.
Event Committee Volunteer
e.g. Golf Tournament
The Event Committee Volunteer provides a range of support activities for our annual fundraising events such as our Golf Tournament. The goal of the position is to provide support in the planning and implementing of the agency’s largest fundraising events, through involvement on Event Committees.
Food Bank Volunteer
Assist in one of our food banks by sorting and weighing incoming donations, preparing outgoing food hampers and helping keep the facility organized and looking it's best.
Front Desk Reception Volunteer
Provide a welcoming environment where people can access information about our community and programs and services available to them. Provide reception duties for staff and in-house agencies. Help clients access information and assistance.
Assist the Adult Day Program Cook in providing an enjoyable meal time experience by assisting with the cleanliness of kitchenware and cooking accessories.
Community Support Volunteer
Assist individuals and families to connect with local resources and supports. Suitable for those with experience working/volunteering in a similar role with a community support organization or relevant area of study at college level.
Photograph books that are being prepared for Bookends Online.
Retail Associate, Bookends Bookstore
Assist in fundraising efforts, through the sales of items in our stores. Volunteers are ambassadors of EWCS and help to promote our agency to the public and specifically to customers. Promote the visibility of EWCS and Bookends.
Retail Associate, New to You Store
Assist in fundraising efforts, through the sales of items in our stores. Volunteers are ambassadors of EWCS and help to promote our agency to the public and specifically to customers. To promote the visibility of EWCS and New To You.
Special Events Volunteer
The fundraising volunteer provides a range of support activities for East Wellington Community Services. The goal of the position is to attend third party or EWCS’ events in order to represent the agency, accept food or monetary donations, and distribute agency information.
Povide transportation to clients of EWCS that is safe and dependable; supporting the health and well being of community members.
Youth Centre Volunteer
Help provide a positive, safe and fun environment for the youth of our community at our new Main Place, Youth Drop-In Centre. Set to open early in 2020!
EWCS is extremely fortunate to have so many committed volunteers giving their time to help those in need in the East Wellington Community. Below are some quotes and testimonials from our past and present volunteers. We appreciate all that you do!